Accra police arrest 378 suspects ahead of Eidul-Adha festivity.

The Accra Regional Police Command, as part of efforts to rid the metropolis of criminal activities and create an enabling environment for an incident-free Eidul Adha celebration, has yesterday arrested 378 suspects in its operation.

The one-week operation, which begun on the 13 – 19 of July 2021, saw to the arrest of 354 males and 24 females from various hideouts in Accra. The operation was conducted out simultaneously across all divisions and districts commands and in areas such as Sowutuom, Kwabenya, Osu, Kotobabi, Airport, Dansoman, Oyibi, Mamprobi, Abokobi  Ayi Mensah, Darkuman, Cantoments, Kaneshie, Korle bu, Kokrobite, Adenta, Tesano, Legon and Nungua.

The suspects are between the ages of 19 to 57years and they are currently detained for screening and those found culpable will be arraigned before Court, this according to the Greater Accra Police Command.

Items retrieved include quantities of dried leaves suspected to be marijuana, sachets of liquid substances laced with narcotics, 33 motorbikes, laptops, mobile phones, knives, cutlasses and other offensive weapons.

The public is therefore cautioned to continue to offer the police the needed support in its crime-fighting efforts in the area of volunteering credible information.

George Yawson Vineh has more on this.

September 29, 2021

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